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United Nations NCD Review

10 July 2014, -11 July 2014, New York

The United Nations General Assembly convenes a high-level meeting to undertake a comprehensive review and assessment on the prevention and control of NCDs on 10 and 11 July 2014 in New York.

The high-level meeting will take stock of the progress made in implementing the commitments in the 2011 Political Declaration on NCDs, identify and address gaps and reaffirm the political commitment in response to the challenge of NCDs.

The meeting will include formal plenary meetings to be held on 10 July in the UN General Assembly Hall and two consecutive round tables to be held on 11 July in the UN Trusteeship Council Chamber on the following themes:

  • Round table 1, 10:00-13:00
    Strengthening national and regional capacities, including health systems, and effective multisectoral and whole-of-government responses for the prevention and control, including monitoring, of NCDs.
  • Round table 2, 15:00-17:00
    Fostering and strengthening national, regional and international partnerships and cooperation in support of efforts to address non-communicable diseases  

The IFPMA has been invited to participate to the interactive discussion on international partnerships and will present remarks on the theme: Fostering and strengthening national, regional and international partnerships and cooperation in support of efforts to address non-communicable diseases.